Friday , Aug , 20 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Suns sign Hunter

Phoenix, AZ (Sports Network) – The Phoenix Suns signed free agent center
Steven Hunter on Friday.

Hunter, 22, spent last season with the Orlando Magic, averaging 3.2 points,
2.9 rebounds and 1.24 blocks in a career-high 59 games. In 23 starts a season
ago, he averaged 5.4 points, 4.7 rebounds and 2.0 blocks.

“Steven Hunter’s athleticism, shot blocking and rebounding ability give us an
added dimension to address the need in the middle,” said Suns president and
general manager Bryan Colangelo.

A three-year veteran, Hunter has appeared in 145 career games, all with the
Magic, averaging 3.5 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.05 blocks in 12.1 minutes per